Moishe House


I’m on the board of directors of a wonderful organization called Moishe House. This is the only organization I am on the board of and I feel very strongly about it. There is a real crisis in the Jewish world, in which young people are turning away from synagogues and organized religion and the way […]

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Obama Responds to Cuban Blogger


While I just knocked the President for his shirking the moral high ground in China, I do commend him for responding to Cuban blogger, Yoani S├ínchez. Ms. Sanchez has been highlighting how tough and bad life is in Cuba and she recently got beat up by Cuban security people for it. Good for the President, […]

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Human Rights, A Contrast


President Barack Obama recently went to China. The New York Times wrote an article on how he skirted Chinese sensibilities especially on human rights issues. Here is a snippet: Whether by White House design or Chinese insistence, President Obama has steered clear of public meetings with Chinese liberals, free press advocates and even average Chinese […]

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Who Determines Who is Jewish?


There is a case before the Supreme Court of Britain. The question is who is a Jew? There is a real identity problem in today’s Jewry. Is being Jewish a race or a faith or both? This is an issue as the Orthodox have put themselves in charge of who is Jewish and who isn’t. […]

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Why Are You Sitting in Cash?


The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve with help from Congress and the White House is making something very, very clear. They are going to devalue the American dollar through the printing of money, maintaining excessively low interest rates and out of control government spending. If you are sitting on excess cash and that cash […]

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